Ken Foree Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Spouse, Height, Education, Movies and TV Shows

By | June 5, 2024

Ken Foree Biography

Ken is an American actor famous for acting the protagonist Peter in the horror film Dawn of the Dead (1978) as well Roger Rockmore on the Nickelodeon sitcom Kenan & Kel (1996-2000). He began acting in the year 1970s, appearing in films like The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings.


Ken’s official name is Kentotis Alvin Foree. He was born on 29th February 1948, in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. He is 76 years old as of February 2024.


Ken measures 6′ 5″ (1.96 m) tall.


Foree went to Loyola University in Chicago and trained acting at Michael Shulman’s Performing Gallery in New York City.

Wife- Spouse

Ken has been loving husband to his wife Valerie Cruz from the month of September 2nd 1995, they have been blessed with one child.


He began his profession in off-Broadway theater and served as an assistant manager at a restaurant located in Greenwich Village to help himself during his salad days. Ken made his cinematic first appearance with The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976). He has now worked out a sizable roster of consistent strong and commanding characters on both side of the law in both films and TV.

He started acting in the 1970s, performing in films such as The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III and The Wanderers, Dawn of the Dead. He as well featured in the movies Knightriders, From Beyond, and The Dentist. Come 1995, he featured on an episode of The X-Files. On Nickelodeon’s sitcom Kenan & Kel, Foree acted Kenan and Kyra’s father, Roger Rockmore. He acted Charlie Altamont in the the year 2005 film The Devil’s Rejects, co-starring together with Sid Haig and Bill Moseley as Haig’s adopted brother. In the year 2007, he featured in Rob Zombie’s remake of the year 1978 blockbuster Halloween.Ken Foree featured as himself in the year 2008 novel Bad Moon Rising.

Foree is one of the many real-life horror stars who are in the fictional town of Pine Deep when monsters attack. Other famous figures are Tom Savini, Jim O’Rear, Brinke Stevens, Stephen Susco, Debbie Rochon, James Gunn, Joe Bob Briggs, and Mem Shannon. The horror-comedy film Shaun of the Dead makes reference to Foree Electronics, as the film’s major character works there. Foree hosts his own horror festival. The inaugural happening, called as Foree Fest, happened in the United Kingdom in the year 2007. The second tournament happened in October the year 2009, followed by the third in the year 2013.

Net Worth

Ken has a net worth estimated at 5 million dollars.

Movies and TV Shows

  • 2001 The Nightmare Room
  • 2004 Dawn of the Dead
  • Grand Theft Auto:
  • 2005 The Devil’s Rejects
  • 2006 Devil’s Den
  • 2007 Splatter Disco
  • Halloween
  • Black Santa’s Revenge
  • Brutal Massacre: A Comedy
  • Brotherhood of Blood
  • 2008 Dead Bones
  • Cut, Print
  • 30 Days of Night: Dust to Dust
  • 2009 Zone of the Dead
  • The Haunted World of El Superbeasto
  • Live Evil
  • 2010 D.C. Sniper
  • 2011 Water for Elephants
  • 2012 The Lords of Salem
  • 2012 Cut/Print
  • 2015 The Divine Tragedies
  • 2016 The Rift
  • 2017 Dimension 404
  • 2017 The Midnight Man
  • 2020 John Henry

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